It starts with an epic mini ramp session, then makes its way to some tall 'crete, and before you know it CK1 is skating vert, padless. There is no way you won't go skate after watching this...
Orcas Island is the first stop. Grant, Cory, Elijah, Vincent, Raven, Ronnie, Raney, and company turn up big time.
Watch Curren, Raney, Russell, Pedro, Ronnie, Greyson, Blair - all your favorites, basically, battle it out in one of the heaviest bowl competitions in modern memory. The kids are taking over and Raven Tershy is leading the charge!
Air gets caught, hands get planted, trophies get raised and Curren Caples almost has to run for his life at the Van Doren Invitational in HB.
Ten lucky skaters were pre-qualified for the VDI. For everyone else, it's a battle just to make the big show. If these are the semis, just imagine how raw the finals are gonna get!
From a ponytail Make-A-Wish brat to full time 18 gnarzone. Raney Beres talks Skate Rock, slams, and well... it's on.
Whether a make or a slam, this unreal Raney transfer was going to be one for the ages regardless. Here's another look at a truly epic attempt.
A harsh contest environment with bowl competitors fighting for a win? Hell no. Everyone had a blast, pushed themselves, and cheered each other on. What a great comp. Thanks everyone!
Now that the dust has settled take a look at some of Rhino's photos from last weekend's contest at Hastings.
Great weather, beautiful women, amazing Canadian hospitality, insane skating, and one of the gnarliest slams of all-time. This one had it all, with Alex Sorgente taking home the prize. Chalk up another epic contest to Vans.
Crusty, homegrown spots aren't new, and yet they're one of the most interesting and vibrant things going on in skating today. This essay and photofeature looks at the appeal of DIY skating. Long live 'crete!
Front loaded four gnar Brazilians, Greyson, Weird Al, Raney, the Thrasher crew and mega miles. Well, it's not for the meek. Road dogs rule the wasteland bro. See ya next year, RTMF.
The second half of the trip Durban to Cape Town got heated. More road miles, skate camps, pools, and handrails. Cory gets a trick in Birkenstocks? And it ts a wrap.
|Mt. Hood Meltdown Mt. Hood, OR Jul 25|
|Camtest/Tuckfest Pink Motel Jul 25|
|Dirty Fences x White Mystery Tour USA Jul 26|
|Help Wanted Art Show San Francisco, CA Jul 31|
|Suciu ADV Party San Mateo, CA Aug 01|
|Road Hogs USA Aug 02|
|Skate Video Night Williamsville, NY Aug 07|
|Pure Fun Release Party Lockport, NY Aug 08|